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Rio surf n stay

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Rua Rai mundo Veras ,1140 | Recreio dos banderanties, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22795- 115, Brazil
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Antigua, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good points: Nothing major, just that our room was pretty small and you cant bring in your own beer. There are also heaps of mosquitos, so come prepared, great communal area to chill out in and meet fellow surfers. Overall impression: Nice little surf hostel set in a secure and peaceful location. We really enjoyed our stay here, and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Really good location (walking distance from the beach), Surf Teachers are awesome and the Staff is always happy to help! Great place to stay whether you already surf or if you are a total beginner. This is the 2nd time I have been here and I will definitely come back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Good place to stay. Staff is really friendly. We bought the intensive surf course which was really nice. The water was cold but they let me borrow a swim suit for free. They were not so good to give information. Some days we were not told that the course was cancelled before 15 min after it should've started.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I heard about this place from several travellers and local Brazilians as I was travelling across South America. Stayed there for a week to attend the "intensive surf camp" which included 7 nights, 4 hours of surf lessons for 5 days and breakfast. I think it was excellent value for money. I would definitely recommend this hostel to anyone from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I came here on the last days of a 3-months trip around Central and South America looking for a place to unwind and relax before going home. I absolutely loved the place. A couple of things to know first though. First, this is a hostel and you get what you pay for, nothing fancy about the place but it's still... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A great quiet retreat. Its a 5 minute walk from the beach. The beach was safe and was not crowded. There were many parts of the beach front to surf for both beginner and intermediate. The surf coaches were great and patient with us. The staff was great and booked many day visits for all of us. My friend and... More 

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Engelberg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, motivated instructors and absolutely stunning beaches only meters away :) The place is some 20-30 km outside of rio city center, and the transfer by bus takes pretty long- so its no good for the typical rio sightseeing, but instead shows you a whole different side to carioca beach life!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I was really worried after I booked my stay as I read reviews after. The most important part when booking a surf n' stay or surf camp facilities is that it is hostel like. For the price... you get what you get. The staff was excellent. Spoke fluent english to help me get around. Daily there were different tours to... More 

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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Excellent location, two blocks from the beach, good waves and after that, a relaxing atmosphere with nice staf. Carol recibe me really good, VALEU! Roberta, Enrique and the rest of the staff were fun and helpful. REALLY GOOD breakfast, perfect to start your day with energies. Recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We are not surfers, but like to get a feel for an area outside normal tourism. We are a family of four with a 10 and 11 year old. The staff was beyond helpful, and the accommodations were clean and comfortable. Do bring mosquito repellant, they are plentiful. The hostel felt very safe, and the kids had a blast. The... More 

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